CHILDHOOD IN GERMANY
1998 MOVED TO LONDON
2001 MOVED TO BERLIN
2003 BACK TO LONDON
LIVING IN BRIGHTON
2008 OFF TO NEW YORK
2010 PARIS AGAIN
2012-2019 BETWEEN BERLIN,
KIEV AND PARIS
2020 BASED IN CYPRUS
"I was never a huge fan of retouched images in the sense of making everything correct and perfect. I think it's boring. For me, it drags the life out of a photograph, especially if it's a portrait or a fashion shot.
I like to embark with the person I photograph on a journey, where we explore each other, our taste, our sense of humour and of having fun. Having fun should be a pretty big factor in life and in work as well. The magic of the moment, You know, doing something silly, come up with something that's a bit weird, that looks a bit strange.
I love imperfectness. Also in the photograph itself, unsharpness, motion blurr, grain, all that adds to a personal touch, in my opinion, gives soul to an image. Those moments were image-making, art, emotions and real life touch and create something raw, something unique."
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